Riffs: How to Create and Play Great Guitar Riffs Revised and Updated Edition

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(Book). Rikky Rooksby's revised and updated bestseller explores more than 200 classic riffs, from Cream and Led Zeppelin, through Nirvana and Soundgarden, to Metallica, U2, and the White Stripes. The first half of the book analyzes classic rock riffs and reveals the stories behind their creation. Easy-to-read text describes and explains each riff, supported by illustrations and a CD of audio examples. The book's second section shows how to construct great riffs and why they work. Readers learn how to shape a melody, integrate a guitar riff with the rest of a song, enhance a riff with effects, and work with intervals and scales to build riffs.

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Rikky Rooksby (Oxford, England) is an author, guitar teacher, songwriter, and music journalist. He is the author of many books, including Backbeat s best-selling How to Write Songs series, of which Riffs is a part.

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